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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-07-2020, 10:52 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,328
Posted By 36coupe
Re: Mig wire type

I have a cobra/henrob torch which is the same. Just learning, I built a few exhausts 2 steel and one stainless butt welding mandrel bent tubing. Turned out nice especially in the engine bay with...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-06-2020, 04:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 699
Posted By 36coupe
Re: Building a new spring, need advise

I ordered 7 springs 1/4” with Teflon buttons on the end and a reverse eye. Eye to eye would be the same as the perch bolts. The length is the same as original. This for a original 37 axle. I compared...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-03-2020, 07:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 699
Posted By 36coupe
Re: Building a new spring, need advise

Im going to see what they can offer at the spring shop.
It is $150 Canadian for a leafspring from the local spring shop in the city. With no shipping and our terrible exchange rate I pretty much...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-02-2020, 11:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 699
Posted By 36coupe
Re: Building a new spring, need advise

All I have around here is parts for trucks spring shop. I have a CE spring and it is 1/4” and square cut ends, the local spring shop can build one of them.
The original was 3/16 tapered and had...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-02-2020, 09:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 699
Posted By 36coupe
Building a new spring, need advise

I need a front spring for the 37 front axle that I have. I went to take the original one apart and more than half the springs where broken.
Im am going to get a local spring shop to make one. ...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-20-2019, 06:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 259
Posted By 36coupe
1940 3/4 t axles

There is 1940 rear and front axle for sale no rims locally. It has wide 5 drums so I wonder if it is early.
Is there anything on those to save or would fit a 1/2 ton?
Thanks
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-09-2019, 10:00 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,262
Posted By 36coupe
Re: Ford F150 transmission for my 34' Tudor

I removed and cut mine off and welded a 36 shifter in its place. Looks good
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-19-2019, 04:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 234
Posted By 36coupe
Re: Choke control on a Mercury intake

I have a steel and an aluminum cad intake both seem to have heat tubes instead of the thermostat spring. Early 50s?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-19-2019, 08:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 234
Posted By 36coupe
Choke control on a Mercury intake

I plan to run a Rochester 2GV with the thermostatic spring on the manifold.
I do not have a choke spring that mounts on the intake.
Can these be purchased new or do I have to locate an original...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-14-2019, 09:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,006
Posted By 36coupe
Re: Joes Antique Auto

Good service shipping to Canada
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-16-2019, 07:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 981
Posted By 36coupe
Re: Elusive Block Crack?

http://irontite.com/zc/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=148_177&products_id=819

I was told this was a good product. Forestry guys use in the winter in the woods when they can not afford to...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-16-2019, 07:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 962
Posted By 36coupe
Re: Hubcap restoration

Use a lot of care when drilling the hole. The first one i did the when the drill bit popped through made an ugly tiny dent in the stainless. I would probably set up the drill press next time and have...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-09-2019, 03:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 512
Posted By 36coupe
Re: Engine Ground Strap

My guess 12” 4 g
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-08-2019, 07:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 452
Posted By 36coupe
Re: Disc/Drum master Cyl. for '37 Humpback sedan

I think chassis engineering use to make one, use a 39 and later pedals
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-04-2019, 07:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 382
Posted By 36coupe
Axle perch bolts 37-39

Can original type 37 axle perch bolt be purchased?
I’m rebuilding a 37 axle and I am having a hard time getting the perch pin bolt out. Thinking of leaving it in and painting it all together.
I...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-19-2019, 07:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 546
Posted By 36coupe
Re: 39 rear brakes

Yep my wheel cylinders are on the wrong sides but shoes are correct. I ordered spring guards for the brake lines
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-19-2019, 08:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 546
Posted By 36coupe
Re: 39 rear brakes

Okay thanks I will change it around.
What spring guards/rock guards on the first 8” of brake line?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-19-2019, 06:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 546
Posted By 36coupe
Re: 39 rear brakes

I guess it shouldn’t matter which side the rear wheel cylinders are mounted?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-18-2019, 03:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 546
Posted By 36coupe
39 rear brakes

I am putting together a 37 rear with 39 brakes for my 36.
I have 3 questions
1/ I built it with the backing plates with the wheel cylinder brake line ports facing forward. I found a section of old...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-21-2019, 03:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,746
Posted By 36coupe
Re: 39 Coupe Broken Axle Removal.

Best part of using a port-a-power is you can position yourself out of ‘the line of fire’ while spreading the spring.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-12-2019, 06:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,034
Posted By 36coupe
Re: Want to build a 59ab using a 8ba block

Its a backup engine for my 38 that already has a 59 series engine. I would be using the stock 38 transmission.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-11-2019, 06:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,034
Posted By 36coupe
Want to build a 59ab using a 8ba block

I am having problems finding the good 59ab block. I have a good 8ba block. What parts from which engine do I need to use? I need it to look like 59ab with the distributor in the front and 59 ab heads
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-02-2019, 02:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,035
Posted By 36coupe
Re: Clutch Help

There is an early ford shop in spruce grove west of Edmonton. Google should find it ask for help on Kijiji there has to be a ton of parts stashed in rust free Alberta
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-13-2019, 11:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 874
Posted By 36coupe
Re: Can I sleeve it?

I don’t have pictures but it goes from the cylinder wall to the intake port.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-12-2019, 08:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 874
Posted By 36coupe
Can I sleeve it?

I have a 59a block that has a crack on #6 between the cylinder and intake valve. Blocks are getting harder to find.
Can I sleeve this and what is the best way to do this?
Where to buy the sleeve?
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